Thomas Jennings (1909 - 1964)

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Thomas Jennings
1909 - 1964
updated February 06, 2019
Thomas Jennings was born on April 15, 1909. He died in May 1964 at 55 years of age.

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Thomas Jennings died in May 1964 at 55 years of age. He was born on April 15, 1909. There is no information about Thomas's surviving family.
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In 1909, in the year that Thomas Jennings was born, the U.S. penny was changed to the Abraham Lincoln design. The Lincoln penny was so popular that it soon had to be rationed and it sold on the secondary market for a quarter. Abraham Lincoln was the first historical figure to be on a U.S. coin - which was released to commemorate his 100th birthday. This penny was also the first U.S. cent to include the words "In God We Trust.".

In 1917, when he was merely 8 years old, in April, the U.S. entered World War I, declaring war against Germany. President Wilson had previously declared neutrality in the war - a position supported by the majority of Americans - but after Germany declared that they would sink all ships trading with Great Britain and sunk U.S. ships, public opinion began to change. Then the Lusitania was sunk, killing 1,201 - including 128 Americans - and more U.S. ships were sunk. The U.S. could stand aside no longer.

In 1929, he was 20 years old when American Samoa officially became a U.S. territory. Although a part of the United States since 1900, the Ratification Act of 1929 vested "all civil, judicial, and military powers in the President of the United States of America".

In 1942, he was 33 years old when due to World War II, automobile production in the United States was stopped on February 1st. A tire rationing program had begun the month before. Detroit - the main hub of car manufacturing - was ordered to free up assembly lines for military production. The president of the Automobile Manufacturers Association said “The automotive industry is in this war all the way". Some dealerships had to close and others expanded their repair shops. The used car market boomed (as did a black market in used cars).

In 1964, in the year of Thomas Jennings's passing, on June 11th, activist Nelson Mandela was sentenced to life imprisonment in South Africa for conspiring to overthrow the state (because of his numerous anti-apartheid activities). He served 27 years in prison.

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Other Thomas Jenningses

Thomas Wyndham Jennings
around 1909 - Nov 14, 1946
Thomas William Jennings
around 1896 - Mar 8, 1941
Thomas William Jennings
around 1886 - Oct 26, 1918
Thomas W. Jennings
around 1886 - Aug 27, 1919
Thomas v. Jennings
around 1889 - May 31, 1916
Thomas Patrick Jennings
Died: Aug 27, 1945
Thomas Henry Jennings
around 1921 - May 27, 1940
Thomas Henry Jennings
around 1913 - Oct 24, 1942
Thomas George Jennings
around 1894 - Sep 16, 1916
Thomas Frederick Jennings
around 1912 - Mar 13, 1943
Thomas Frederick Jennings
around 1885 - Jan 28, 1916
Thomas Edward Jennings
Died: Dec 11, 1917
Thomas Cyril Jennings
around 1919 - Nov 2, 1941
Thomas Clement Jennings
around 1890 - Sep 26, 1916
Thomas Charles Radley Jennings
around 1889 - Sep 2, 1917
Thomas Augustus Jennings
around 1878 - Jul 20, 1916
Thomas Arthur Jennings
around 1894 - Apr 19, 1918
Thomas Allan Jennings
around 1915 - Apr 15, 1943
Thomas Jennings
around 1876 - Oct 16, 1940
Thomas Jennings
Died: Apr 21, 1941

Other Jenningses

Hazel Jennings
Apr 6, 1913 - May 1987
Wilkesboro, North Carolina
Sam Jennings
Mar 24, 1892 - November 1982
Cullowhee, North Carolina
Elmer A Jennings
Nov 13, 1914 - Jul 28, 1991
Eula A Jennings
Mar 24, 1908 - Nov 8, 1997
Hendersonville, NC
Neill A Jennings
Sep 3, 1911 - Sep 25, 2004
Greensboro, NC
Wilber Jennings
Oct 4, 1923 - July 1958
Clara M Jennings
May 31, 1918 - Mar 27, 2001
Jamesville, NC
Fred Jennings
Dec 15, 1904 - May 1981
Moravian Falls, North Carolina
David L Jennings
Aug 17, 1961 - Aug 18, 2005
Aubrey B Jennings
Nov 21, 1911 - Jul 7, 1990
Albert Jennings
Dec 24, 1877 - March 1964
Oregon
Mary B Jennings
May 9, 1918 - Aug 15, 1996
Leasburg, NC
Sanford Jennings
Jan 8, 1887 - January 1981
Hertford, North Carolina
Sam Jennings
Mar 21, 1923 - Jan 30, 1996
Camden, NC
Artie Jennings
Jul 8, 1907 - December 1975
Butner, North Carolina
Edward Jennings
Aug 1, 1925 - August 1987
Hertford, North Carolina
Beatrice Jennings
Nov 13, 1886 - December 1972
Elizabeth City, North Carolina
Willard M Jennings
Oct 9, 1924 - Mar 3, 2001
Thomasville, NC
Ann L Jennings
Oct 16, 1926 - Feb 15, 2000
Chapel Hill, NC
April Jennings
May 17, 1979 - September 1979
Shelby, North Carolina

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Alex Cheatham
Jan 19, 1887 - February 1974
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Lawrence J Corn
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Pat A Dale
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Lucille B Morris
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Glen Lamb
Jun 14, 1916 - January 1986
Asheville, North Carolina
Della M Budd
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Siler City, NC
Wesley Shue
Jul 3, 1901 - September 1971
Concord, North Carolina
Loyd Hollifield
Apr 24, 1916 - July 1976
Willie Mcgimpsey
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Detroit, Michigan
Lones G Biddix
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Marion, NC
Emma H Elliott
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Marion, NC
Edna J Bailey
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Marion, NC
Arthur D Messer
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Bonnie P Campbell
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Scott W Harrison
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